Drug Crime Penalties in Cincinnati, OH

Ohio Drug Charges vary based on severity of the crime, use of a weapon, amount of substance and whether or not the offense occurred near schools or minors. The following sentencing guidelines are used for Ohio drug charges:

Minor Misdemeanor Fines up to $150
Misdemeanor of the Fourth Degree Up to 30 days in jail and fines not exceeding $250
Misdemeanor of the Third Degree Up to 60 days in jail and fines up to $500
Misdemeanor of the Second Degree Up to 90 days in jail and fines up to $750
Misdemeanor of the First Degree Up to 180 days in jail and fines up to $1,000
Felony of the Fifth Degree Up to 12 months of prison time and fines up to $2,500
Felony of the Fourth Degree Up to 18 months of prison time and fines up to $5,000
Felony of the Third Degree Up to 5 years in prison and fines up to $10,000
Felony of the Second Degree Up to 8 years in prison and fines up to $15,000
Felony of the First Degree Up to 11 years in prison and fines up to $20,000

The Wieczorek Law Firm defends clients throughout the greater Cincinnati area against drug crimes. Contact us 24/7 for a free review of your case. Time is not on your side and you need an attorney you can trust to utilizing every defense possible to receive the best outcome.

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